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Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

America

BDS on the Outer

BDS on the Outer

2016 may well be remembered as the year that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement ta...

Anti-Zionism

Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

Antisemitism

Australasia

Noted and Quoted - April 2016

SBS reporter Rena Sarumpaet's report on a series of multiple Palestinian terror attacks carried out on March 8 stated that "this latest flare up is a reminder of how paralysed peace talks are, critics citing a United States distracted by more immediate concerns such as Syria and IS." This is relativist nonsense that attempts to hold Israel, the US and the Palestinians as equally responsible for b...

China

Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

Documents

Report on Antisemitism in Australia, November 2011

It is a reality, if a regrettable one, that within the population of Australia there are individuals who are antisemitic. There are, also within our society, organisations which have as their primary purpose combating what they perceive to be the nefarious activities of Jews. There are some organisations which have agendas beyond, but which include, antisemitism. There are others which will employ...

Egypt

Europe

Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

Events

Professor Efraim Inbar on Sky News' APAC channel

AIJAC guest Professor Efraim Inbar spoke at The Sydney Institute on 1 February. His speech on "Israel's Politics Today" will be broadcast on Sky News A-PAC, Australia's Public Affairs Channel. See here for details......

Far Right

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Immigration/ Multiculturalism

India

Interfaith Dialogue

The Last Word: Opening Eyes

When any of my discussions turned to the subject of the current tensions and prospect for a better future for Israelis and Palestinians, condemnations of the obsessive Israel-bashers in the West were passionate and consistent and often contained the same advice - let people exposed to crazed anti-Israel defamations come and see the country for themselves....

International Jewry

Islamic Extremism

Israel

Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

Jordan

Libya

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Media/ Academia

Noted and Quoted - April 2016

SBS reporter Rena Sarumpaet's report on a series of multiple Palestinian terror attacks carried out on March 8 stated that "this latest flare up is a reminder of how paralysed peace talks are, critics citing a United States distracted by more immediate concerns such as Syria and IS." This is relativist nonsense that attempts to hold Israel, the US and the Palestinians as equally responsible for b...

Media Microscope: Welcome to Oz, Dr. Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's controversial visit to Australia prompted cautious support and stinging criticism of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for extending the invitation and appearing at a joint press conference. On March 11, the Australian's foreign editor Greg Sheridan wrote, "the Iranian government has absolutely no intention of becoming a responsible player," Bishop risked "her i...

Middle East

Editorial: The Isolation Myth

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigners and their supporters like to claim that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated internationally. Israel's supporters also sometimes express concern that the relentless campaign of misinformation and false blame may be having a detrimental effect on Israel's international standing. Yet, as is so often the case with Israel, the reality is somewha...

Monographs/ Submissions

Submission on Freedom of Speech (Repeal of S.18C) Bill 2014

This document constitutes the submission by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) to Attorney-General George Brandis regarding proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (RDA)... AIJAC maintains that the provisions of Part IIA of the RDA have worked effectively for nearly 20 years, and that there is not a compelling reason for repeal or wholesale ...

Report on Antisemitism in Australia, November 2011

It is a reality, if a regrettable one, that within the population of Australia there are individuals who are antisemitic. There are, also within our society, organisations which have as their primary purpose combating what they perceive to be the nefarious activities of Jews. There are some organisations which have agendas beyond, but which include, antisemitism. There are others which will employ...

Symposium: Perceptions of the Middle East and the Gaza War - Australia

The reaction of Australia's government, media, and elite, and public opinion to Israel's December 2008-January 2009 military operations against Hamas in Gaza was mixed. At the government level, both the Labor government as well as the Liberal opposition voiced strong, consistent, and principled support for Israel's right to defend itself....

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